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Center For Public Integrity Details Dangers Of Paint Stripper Solvent

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Jamie Smith Hopkins of the Center for Public Integrity about a solvent found in common paint strippers that can trigger heart attacks and asphyxiation, causing rapid death.

How Equal Is American Opportunity? Survey Shows Attitudes Vary By Race

A majority of Americans agree race relations have deteriorated nationally, and stayed the same locally. But on questions of equality, opinions are sharply split between white and black respondents.

Brian Williams Prepares To Return To TV News

After over spending seven months suspended for telling a series of half-true and embellished stories, former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams will be coming back to MSNBC on Sept. 22.

Don't Call Her 'Doll': How Mary McGrory Became 'The First Queen Of Journalism'

The columnist could write like an angel — and bite like an asp. In a new biography, John Norris recounts McGrory's first big break and the proposition she received from a Democratic president.

Please Don't Have A Temper Tantrum About The Pleonasm In This Headline

Does it grate on your ears if you're offered a "free gift?" Would you have a "sudden impulse" to correct that grammar? Pleonasms have unnecessary, superfluous words. Tell us about the ones you hear.

'All Things Considered' Welcomes Ari Shapiro, Kelly McEvers As Regular Hosts

NPR's Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish officially welcome Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers to the All Things Considered host team. Shapiro and McEvers will host the program next week.

Cablevision, 5th-Largest U.S. Cable Firm, To Be Sold In $17.7 Billion Deal

It's the second time this year that Altice's founder, French-Israeli billionaire Patrick Drahi, has targeted a large American cable company. This spring, Altice bought Suddenlink for $9.1 billion.

Snooty And Lethal, A Blonde Brawler Returns To 'Street Fighter' Game

Known for laughing dismissively after knocking huge opponents to the ground, Karin Kanzuki's return in Street Fighter 5 was announced Thursday.

CBS Entertainment Chief Nina Tassler Is Stepping Down

Tassler has been at the helm of the most-watched broadcast network's drama, comedy and late-night offerings since 2004. It's a surprising development at a network known for executive stability.
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National Geographic Chief Gary Knell on a New Commercial Partnership with Fox

We chat with National Geographic President and CEO Gary Knell about his organization's expanded partnership with 21st Century Fox - and what it means for the future of National Geographic's editorial mission.